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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
It doesn't matter if it's a $100 pair from...

It doesn't matter if it's a $100 pair from Snap-on or $20 pair from Harbor Freight, a 2.5 ton jackstand has a footprint of ~45 sq inches. A floor jack, 130 sq inches. Which do you think is more...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
So according to you guys, everyone should be...

So according to you guys, everyone should be carrying a jackstand in the trunk because if they get a flat tire they'll need to support the car on jackstands while replacing the tire right? please!...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Wow reading comprehension is a big problem here...

Wow reading comprehension is a big problem here so let me repeat. No one said anything about getting under a car that's supported by a jack. I said for ROTATING TIRES all you need is 2 floor jacks....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I guess you have no idea what you're talking...

I guess you have no idea what you're talking about. I have two inexpensive floor jacks. One is 18 years old, the other is 10 years old. They don't fail. They don't even creep one mm.

And if it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I put MP grease on the hubs whenever I remove the...

I put MP grease on the hubs whenever I remove the wheels, but repair shops and dealers don't. Sooner or later, you'll have to deal with seized-on wheels
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,336
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Whoa, you spent $600 for the spare tire and jack...

Whoa, you spent $600 for the spare tire and jack because you were concerned you might get a flat in a rural place that didn't have RFT's in stock? How about this.. If you did get a flat in rural...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,449
Posted By EnterTheDragon
If all you're doing is rotating tires, then the...

If all you're doing is rotating tires, then the best way is to buy a 2nd jack. A $25 model is all you need. A jack is more stable than jackstands, and if your wheels seize on the hub which I...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Correction--

Correction--
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-23-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 20,851
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Are you saying that tire dressing is bad for...

Are you saying that tire dressing is bad for tires? What do you use as an alternative? does cooking oil work well?
Forum: Off-Topic 03-10-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Drive. There's nothing more annoying for the...

Drive. There's nothing more annoying for the other 150 people onboard than a crying baby. People who bring their tots and babies on planes are like people who drive 60 on the left lane: selfish
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,325
Posted By EnterTheDragon
GM did go bankrupt. They filed for bankruptcy in...

GM did go bankrupt. They filed for bankruptcy in 2009.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,275
Posted By EnterTheDragon
No offense, but if $28k is enough to wipe out...

No offense, but if $28k is enough to wipe out your savings you should be driving a 2001 Civic not a $37k car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,275
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I assume the noise only bothers you while you're...

I assume the noise only bothers you while you're in the bedroom? If so, tear out the bedroom ceiling and put in acoustic drywall. Or you could mount it right under the ceiling, assuming you don't...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-08-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,355
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Isn't the Z06's 6th gear there solely for fuel...

Isn't the Z06's 6th gear there solely for fuel economy to avoid the gas guzzler tax? I know its top speed could be higher if they geared it differently
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,275
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Sell the car and replace with a cheaper car until...

Sell the car and replace with a cheaper car until you can afford your own place. Or move.

I'm of the belief that if one worries so much about one's car, one should have bought a house with garage...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,447
Posted By EnterTheDragon
Genesis sedan, used 6-series, or a Grand Cherokee...

Genesis sedan, used 6-series, or a Grand Cherokee SRT8
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,355
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I've rented these low-end cars including the...

I've rented these low-end cars including the Caliber. A base model Caliber that you'd find at a rental company is $15k new. Yeah they suck compared to a 335i, no duhhhh... But what's the point of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,087
Posted By EnterTheDragon
It takes months for that to happen. 2 weeks is...

It takes months for that to happen. 2 weeks is nothing to worry about, otherwise there are hundreds of thousands of cars sitting on various new and used car lots that are in big trouble.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,353
Posted By EnterTheDragon
There's a hot chick's behind in a pic and all you...

There's a hot chick's behind in a pic and all you care about is the lens? What's wrong with this forum!
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,063
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I don't condone hurting innocent people either,...

I don't condone hurting innocent people either, but those bicyclists aren't innocent. That's called impeding traffic here. And aside from traffic laws, there's also the basic rules of courtesy and...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,754
Posted By EnterTheDragon
What makes you think that your wife won't get...

What makes you think that your wife won't get bored of the new car after 5 months, and you end up repeating this process again?

Unless your household is making >$300k per year, it's not a good...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,754
Posted By EnterTheDragon
I'm with the others here, me thinks the OP is the...

I'm with the others here, me thinks the OP is the one in dreamland not the buyers. I've seen plenty of these types of private sellers on craigslist. They're not serious about selling, they just...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,959
Posted By EnterTheDragon
This is common and I think a function of our...

This is common and I think a function of our different chromosomes. Many women I've known and dated are worrywarts... I think it's just women thing in general.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-26-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By EnterTheDragon
See, they can do this because they sell...

See, they can do this because they sell Right-Wheel-Drive vehicles there. We Americans can't practice with the RWD or FWD cars that we have.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-26-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,337
Posted By EnterTheDragon
So if this study holds true, I'll live to 140.

So if this study holds true, I'll live to 140.
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